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'''Julius Wellhausen''' (May 17, 1844 – January 7, 1918), was a Germany|German biblical scholar and oriental studies|orientalist. In the course of his career, he moved from Old Testament research through Islamic studies to New Testament scholarship. Wellhausen won renown for his contributions to the composition history of the Pentateuch/Torah and the formative period of Islam. For the former, he is credited with being one of the originators of the documentary hypothesis.
Birth placeHamelin, Kingdom of Hanover|Hanover, German Confederation|Germany
Death date{{death date|1918|01|07}}
Death placeGöttingen, Province of Hanover|Hanover, German Empire|Germany
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